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2 weeks 15 hours ago
KOSCIUSKO—The Kosciusko Whippets have not won 10 games since 1998, going 11-4 with a season-ending 20-0 loss to Clarksdale in the Class 4A North State Championship game.  Fast-forward 16 years to 2014 and the Whippets are riding high at 10-2 after a first round playoff win over Rosa Fort 37-26 and a trip to Itawamba AHS for round two...
2 weeks 15 hours ago
The Ethel Tigers had suffered for 10 weeks through injuries, roster decline and losses before last week’s 24-12 win over the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves gave them their first win of the year.  One week later the Tigers won again, defeating the East Oktibbeha Titans 42-28 to end the year in front of the home crowd with a two-game...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
Entries are currently being accepted into the Kosciusko Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for Dec. 1. The theme for 2014 is “Candy Canes and Christmas Carols.” The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. Tonya Threet, vice president of community development for the Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation, said she is expecting a large...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
Two young women are taking a little more than a month to walk across Mississippi. The pair’s journey led them to Kosciusko last week. Hannah Miller and Katya Korableva are taking part in Mississippi Heard, a project connecting the ladies’ home communities of Mississippi and Russia. The two started on their walking trip Oct. 12 and...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
On rollerblades, Nicole Borth of Westhoff, Texas, glided through Kosciusko along the Natchez Trace Parkway last week on her 444 mile trip from Natchez to Nashville in an effort to raise awareness of brain cancer. Bike and Blade for Brain Cancer was formed in honor of Nicole’s sister, Suzette Friend, who lives in Florida. She was...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
3 weeks 13 hours ago
After battling all year with a depleted roster because of attrition along both fronts, the Ethel Tigers and head coach Brad Gray were able to notch their first win of the season against West Oktibbeha 24-12.  The win was Gray’s first as a head coach, pushing the Tigers record to 1-10 overall.  “The kids have been working...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
After securing the No. 2 seed in Region 4 last week in a hard-fought 28-24 win over the Leake Central Gators, the Whippets traveled to Collinsville to take on their last region foe of the year in the West Lauderdale Knights.  The Whippets took control of the ball game quickly and led 27-0 at the half and cruised to a 34-6 win to improve to...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
A lot of people around the state were stunned by the Choctaw County 42-14 win over No. 1 Philadelphia in the regular season finale for both teams last Friday night. Very few of them attend CCHS. "We thought we had a chance to go in and win the ball game," said CCHS head football coach Adam Dillinger. "We were confident, but we...
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